Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
78.3.184
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom. Colorless, blue, white, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, overlay, millefiori, cut. Paperweight, concentric millefiori mushroom, with pink and yellow roses; blue and white stave sides; turquoise and white double overlay; cross-hatched base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1978-12-30
Category: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 153, P20; BIB# 35679
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 47, 138, #107; dustcover of hard edition; BIB# 20097